Metals Tuesday 16 October 2018
4 September 2018

‘Negligent’ metals firm loses vehicles licence

A West Midlands-based scrap metal firm has had its restricted goods vehicles operator’s licence revoked, after failing to make sure its vehicles had safety inspections. B Shakespeare & Co Ltd, based in Brierley Hill, had ...


With the latest news and past articles about metals recycling. Alternatively, you can use the News Archive below to find more items.


8 October 2018 extends fridge recycling plant


Online electricals retailer has announced that it will open a new ‘mobile fridge’ recycling plant at its facility in Telford. The company says it will now be able to process absorption fridges, often referred to as ...

2 October 2018

Charity news round-up (02/10/2018)


With news of a charity run in the mud by Charity Car, youth charity fundraising at EMR, a homeless focus for Gaskells, and a Mick George group climb the Five Peaks. ...

28 September 2018

Metals ceremony sees Presidents Plaques unveiled


During the summer, the British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) held a special ceremony at its headquarters in Huntingdon to unveil its newly created ‘Presidents Plaques’. The plaques list all the Presidents of the ...

10 September 2018

Metals sector welcomes EU’s BAT conclusions


The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) has welcomed publication last month (August 2018) of the BAT (best available technique) Conclusions for the Waste Treatment BREF of the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) in the Official ...

5 September 2018

Ward unveils textile recycling division


Derbyshire-based metal recycling and waste management business Ward has announced the launch of a textile recycling division to be known as 'WARDRobe'. The company, which operates across England, said it also hopes to be working ...

3 September 2018

EA in fire warning to car recycling site operators


Operators of car recycling facilities have been specifically warned by the Environment Agency about the need to have fire prevention plans (FPPs) in place and to take extra care because of the generally dry weather. However, ...

16 August 2018

EMR ‘must sell’ five sites, rules competition authority


The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has ruled that global metals recycling company EMR must sell five of the UK sites it owns as part of a recent acquisition, to avoid creating a “worse deal for consumers”. The CMA...

9 August 2018

Chinese tariffs set to impact on recycling exports


Prices for recyclable materials which are still allowed into China from the UK and the rest of Europe are expected to rise in value in the short term at least, in the wake of proposed tariffs on recyclables from the United States.

JCB 30 July 2018

Review of CARS & MRE 2018


Following the eagerly anticipated Metals Recycling Event (MRE) & Complete Auto Recycling Show (CARS) earlier this month, reflects on some of the highlights of the two day event . With over 1,400 registered visitors ...

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